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Ongoing COWA
Vocational Training Centre 2018 Intake

Ongoing COWA Vocational Training Centre 2018 Intake
The Centre is enrolling for the following Course

  1.  Agribusiness Entrepreneurship – Duration 1 year

  2. Hair and Beauty – Duration 1 year

  3. Carpentry & Joinery – Duration 2 years

  4. Brick Laying & Concrete Practice –Duration 2 years

  5. Welding & Metal Fabrication – Duration 2 years

The Centre also offers short/modular courses (for 3 months) in the above courses

COWA Programs

Vocational Training

We have a variety of programs aimed at changing peoples lives, one of our main Core program is COWA VTC whose aim is to empower youth with knowledge, skills, values and other positive attitudes to enable them discover their self worth.

Core Areas


Since its inception, COWA has been supporting the Government Uganda in its activities at Naguru Remand Home through the psychosocial programme, whose major aim is to rehabilitate and reform the children in conflict with law, those neglected and abandoned from the streets of Kampala city and its surroundings.

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

Global market trends in the food and beverage sector offer tremendous opportunities for business creation and economic growth. The Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program supports the growth of competitive agro-processing enterprises by advancing innovation in products, processes, and business models.

Carpentry & Joinery

We offer required skills to joinery who acquire artisan skills to builds things by joining pieces of wood, particularly lighter and more ornamental work than that done by a carpenter, including furniture and the “fittings” of a house, ship, etc

Brick Laying & Concrete Practice

This program provides opportunities for those wishing to do Construction works that is laying of bricks and blocks and concrete work for the first time, as well as those already in an field who now wish to progress onto a supervisory or managerial level.

Welding & Metal Fabrication

Learners have an opportunity to acquire skills in welding and fabrication through the use of modern technology making them more competitive in the world of work both as an employee or as a young entrepreneur. In welding and fabrication, we emphasize soft skills and a training that enables learners to conserve the environment.

Hair & Beauty

We bring together the latest in industry education with some of the world’s finest professional salon brands to give our students a complete learning experience in hair and beauty. Our brand new training salon floor and faculty of experienced teachers provide a real work learning environment.

Our Mission

To accompany the youth on an educational path with the help of competent educators through relevant life experience and market oriented programmes that enable them discover their-worth thus living their full potential

Our Vision

To be a vocational training centre forming passionate,innovative and competent youth with a self-awareness that enable them to be actively engaged in the Ugandan market and Beyond.

Our Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Trust
  • Passion
  • Openness
  • Creativity


1994-To Date

COWA VTC aims at empowering its leaners with knowledge,skill,value and positive attitude to enble them discover their self-worth thus living their full potentialand enter competently in the world of job market.

COWA VTC provides vocational training to youth within the community.


1994-To Date

Since its inception, COWA has been supporting the Government Uganda in its activities at Naguru Remand Home through the psychosocial programme, whose major aim is to ensure skills development for young people at the Center.

Brief History of COWA-Uganda

1988-To Date

Companionship of Work Association (COWA) is Non Governmental Organization (NGO) /and Company limited by Guarantee operating country wide Established in 1988; registered as NGO on 07 July 1994.

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Our Root Belief

COWA is committed to skilling the youth


Every youth has infinite value and potential

Education is of heart,mind and body

Education happens is a relationship

We learn while doing



Vocational Training90%
Completed Projects90%
Conversion Rate85%
General Populous Satisfaction95%
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Head Office - Kireka-Uganda

Kiwumulo Road, Kamuli – Kireka 

 039 288 3408 / 0778 300 213

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